A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus dielsii
C. Gardner, J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. Western Australia 12: 67 (1926).
- TYPE: Western Australia, Salmon Gums, W.T. Brown (C.A. Gardner 1051a), 13 Jan 1925 (holo PERTH, iso NSW).
Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey-brown or green. Pith glands
present; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, elliptic to ovate,
straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow
lanceolate, not falcate, acute or obtuse, basally tapered, glossy, green, thick,
concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure,
very acute or acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
3-flowered to 7-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid or cylindrical, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx
calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical, 3 times as long as hypanthium, as
wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical or urceolate or campanulate. Disc raised.
Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.